Early patriots used faith to justify abolition

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1824785" align="aligncenter" width="600"] John Jay[/caption] John Jay helped draft New York's first constitution, proposing it abolish slavery, as he wrote to Robert Livingston and Gouverneur Morris, April more…

Homeschoolers invent way to teach braille

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FORSYTHNEWS) — FORSYTH COUNTY — It’s so simple, they said. A redesigned songbook with tiny, raised dots in patterns of the alphabet in braille. It’s as easy as more…

Boeing patents 'Star Wars' force fields

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNET) — A new patent granted to aircraft, defense and security company Boeing is taking its cues from science fiction. Just like the glowing energy shields seen protecting more…

Baseball player booted for 'slut' remark

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PHILLY) — A former Methacton High School star was booted from his college baseball team over an offensive tweet he sent about Little League World Series star Mo'ne more…

'A just God who presides over destinies of nations'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1818325" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Patrick Henry[/caption] The Declaration of Independence indicted King George III because: "He has obstructed the administration of justice." "He has made judges dependent on more…

The dark side of iPads coming to light

by -NO AUTHOR- -- An alarming trend is coming to light as psychologists and counselors see more and more young people addicted to the Internet and portable electronic devices. The "floodgates of more…

Has the sun set on Sunday school?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — It's a chilly Sunday morning in Oakland, California, and in the glass-paned school adjacent to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Allison Sass is on a mission to more…

Hitler: 'Your child belongs to us already'

by Bill Federer -- On March 22, 1758, Princeton University President Jonathan Edwards died from a smallpox inoculation. He had been the valedictorian of his class at Yale. He was ordained in more…